Posted 6:57 PM 1/23/2013 by Matt Stafford
The number of emergency visits to hospitals because of energy drinks is climbing fast; doubling over five years to more than 20,783 visits in 2011. That's according to the Drug Abuse Warning Network and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
These days there's no (More)
Posted 3:13 PM 1/23/2013 by Matt Stafford
WASHINGTON (AP) - The possibility of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton seeking the presidency in 2016 was the political elephant in the room - or the Democratic donkey - during her congressional hearing on Libya. Republican Rep. Steve Chabot wished Clinton, as he put it, "the (More)
Posted 5:42 PM 1/22/2013 by Matt Stafford
There's a lot of construction going on right now at Fort Carson, but the centerpiece is the new Combat Aviation Brigade.
News 5 got an exclusive tour on Tuesday.
The Combat Aviation Brigade is $700 million worth of construction, putting up about 15 to 20 buildings over the next four (More)
Posted 7:05 PM 1/21/2013 by Matt Stafford
President Barack Obama says it was a privilege to take the oath of office using a Bible that had been owned by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Obama paused by a statue of King in the Capitol Rotunda after a luncheon hosted by members of Congress. He was accompanied by his wife (More)
Posted 10:43 AM 1/20/2013 by Matt Stafford
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Authorities in New Mexico say a teenage boy has fatally shot two adults and three children inside an Albuquerque home. The boy has been booked on murder and other charges. Bernalillo County sheriff's spokesman Aaron Williamson says the boy's motive (More)
Posted 11:03 AM 1/19/2013 by Matt Stafford
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Overall, the repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" has gone smoothly during the nearly year and a half that gays have been allowed to serve openly. For some same-sex military couples, however, frustrations are mounting. Because of the 1996 law denying federal (More)
Posted 12:07 PM 1/18/2013 by Joe Bevans
WASHINGTON - Allergic to gluten? What about peanuts? Federal disabilities law may be able to help. The Justice Department said in a recent settlement with a Massachusetts college that severe food allergies can be considered a disability under the law. That gives those who suffer from those allergies a new tool in their attempt to find menus that fit their diet. But some say the decision goes too far. By Mary Clare Jalonick.
Posted 5:38 PM 1/16/2013 by Matt Stafford
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) - A Marine who admitted urinating on the corpses of dead Taliban fighters in Afghanistan will likely be demoted one rank. Staff Sgt. Edward W. Deptola pleaded guilty Wednesday to the desecration of remains and posing for unofficial photographs with human (More)